146 episodes

Dr. Anthony Gustin (founder and CEO of Perfect Keto) believes the natural state of an organism is health. In this podcast he explores how we can reclaim our health. The Natural State features interviews with health and nutrition influencers, world-class thought leaders, and industry experts. With exclusive content that breaks down complex ideas to make them simple and digestible. We cover topics like nutrition, fitness and movement, regenerative agriculture, health, mental and emotional health -- anything that a functioning human being needs to thrive.

The Natural State with Dr. Anthony Gustin Dr. Anthony Gustin

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 2.7K Ratings

Dr. Anthony Gustin (founder and CEO of Perfect Keto) believes the natural state of an organism is health. In this podcast he explores how we can reclaim our health. The Natural State features interviews with health and nutrition influencers, world-class thought leaders, and industry experts. With exclusive content that breaks down complex ideas to make them simple and digestible. We cover topics like nutrition, fitness and movement, regenerative agriculture, health, mental and emotional health -- anything that a functioning human being needs to thrive.

    145: Tucker Goodrich (Part Two) - The Research on Vegetable Oils and Inflammation, Cholesterol, Chronic Diseases, and More

    145: Tucker Goodrich (Part Two) - The Research on Vegetable Oils and Inflammation, Cholesterol, Chronic Diseases, and More

    In this two-part episode with Tucker Goodrich and Dr. Anthony Gustin, they dive deeper into the science on vegetable oils to see what the research shows when it comes to their role in inflammation, cholesterol, chronic diseases, and more.
     
    Tucker and Dr. Gustin also discuss the common rebuttals people make in saying that vegetable oils are good for our health and cholesterol and they talk about how they can actually increase your risk for heart disease.
     
    Here’s a look at some of the overarching topics they cover in the episode:
    Does consuming seed oils really lead to increased inflammation? What trials on linoleic acid consumption and migraines showed Aren’t seed oils better for your cholesterol? What the Lyon Diet Heart study discovered as the most successful heart disease prevention strategy How are seed oils connected to heart disease? What forced the US to ban trans fats and is there any chance it can happen with seed oils next? Is linoleic acid essential if it’s found naturally in foods? How Tucker thinks we should approach seed oils How seed oils sneak into the meat you’re eating What Dr. Cate Shanahan believes we could have done differently with the Covid-19 pandemic and Tucker’s thoughts on this

    • 1 hr 22 min
    144: Tucker Goodrich - The Science Behind Vegetable Oils and Why They’re Terrible For You

    144: Tucker Goodrich - The Science Behind Vegetable Oils and Why They’re Terrible For You

    Tucker Goodrich has been studying seed oils for over 10 years now and he’s become the world’s primary expert on them.  
    He comes on the show with Dr. Anthony Gustin to dive into the nitty gritty details and research behind why vegetable oils are so bad, why they’re so prevalent, where they came from, what happens when we over consume them, and the chronic diseases that surface from consuming them.
     
    Dr. Gustin and Tucker Goodrich also discuss how Tucker found out that seed oils were a problem, his personal experience with removing them, how primitive populations who don’t consume them fare, what we’ve learned from animal studies, and so much more.
     
    Here’s a peek at some of the topics Tucker and Dr. Anthony Gustin get into:
    Tucker’s backstory and how he went from being a Chief Technology Officer to studying the effects nutrition has on our health The serious health conditions Tucker experienced firsthand Why Tucker didn’t get better even after eliminating sugar and carbs and what he removed next The approach Tucker used to remove wheat and seed oils from his diet and what happened when he did Does consuming wheat or seed oils give you different symptoms? The food that gave Tucker the biggest reaction and why that is What Tucker removed from his diet that eliminated all of his health problems How is family reacted when he removed these offenders from their diet too What happens when seed oils break down in the body What we’ve learned from the Hadza tribe The shocking reason why seed oils were created in the first place plus how they're made How we went from having virtually no chronic diseases to 60% of the population experiencing them What was uncovered from animal studies that fed mice polyunsaturated fats and what we can take from this  The heart failure epidemic and what can be done about it Two omega-6 components to be concerned about Why it’s so hard to accurately study seed oils How seed oils are used to induce cancer in lab animals  How long does it take to return to baseline after removing seed oils? Why non-contact ACL tears are on the rise and what can be done about it How seed oils are getting into the meat we eat How much should we really worry about this?

    • 1 hr 28 min
    143: James Connolly - The Real Issues That Need to Be Addressed With Our Food System

    143: James Connolly - The Real Issues That Need to Be Addressed With Our Food System

    James Connolly, producer of two documentaries, Sacred Cow and Death in the Garden, comes on the show to discuss the problems with our food system, how they’re only getting worse, and what we can do to fix things.
    James first revolutionized the food system in some inner-city schools in New York and eventually went on to produce documentaries that highlight the true reality of the situation.
    In this episode, you’ll learn about how our food system evolved, the issues it faced back then and today, what’s really driving these issues today, and what it’s going to take to fix this.
    James also tackles the environmental issues with our food system, why he was a vegan for nine months and what happened as a result, and what’s going to happen if we don’t properly address these issues.
    James also shares more about the research behind vegan documentaries and how his research is different and he wraps the episode up sharing the incredible story of Steven Dozinger, a social justice activist that’s been wrongfully incarcerated.
    As mentioned above, James Connolly is the producer of the documentaries Sacred Cow and Death in the Garden. He’s also the co-producer of The Sustainable Dish podcast.
    In addition, James is an artist, chef, and non-profit co-founder of The Bubble Foundation, which focuses on issues of wellness and food insecurity in inner-city public schools.
    Tune in now to learn more and enjoy!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    142: Chris Duffin - How to Strengthen Your Mind, Body, Relationships, and More

    142: Chris Duffin - How to Strengthen Your Mind, Body, Relationships, and More

    Chris Duffin is the only person to squat and deadlift over 1000 pounds for reps, he holds the Guinness World Record for the sumo deadlift, he’s been the number one ranked lifter in the world for eight years, and he’s a best-selling author.
    With such an extensive background, he comes on the show with Dr. Anthony Gustin to share how to strengthen all parts of your life, including your mindset, relationships, body, and so much more.
    Chris also discusses why it’s crucial for parents to pursue their dreams, how failure is your best teacher and why it’s necessary, what’s possible when you apply yourself to insurmountable tasks, and why you don’t need a bucket list.
    Chris also chats about the five “whys”, filling your cup and how to do this, and how to really establish your values.
    If you don’t know Chris, he has an engineering background, he’s earned an MBA, and he’s the best-selling author of The Eagle and The Dragon.
    Chris has also co-founded Kabuki Strength, Build Fast Formula, and Barefoot Athletics and he knows what it takes to build strength in all areas of your life.
    He comes on the show to share his knowledge on a number of different topics.
    Tune in now to learn more and enjoy!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    141: Justin Mares - Changing the Food System With Regenerative Agriculture

    141: Justin Mares - Changing the Food System With Regenerative Agriculture

    Perfect Keto and Kettle & Fire co-founder Justin Mares comes back on the show with Dr. Anthony Gustin for a second time to discuss how a regenerative agriculture approach is better for the environment and how fake meats and plant-based diets are destroying our planet instead.
    Justin also talks about how using regenerative agriculture affects the supply chain, why farmers and ranchers are resistant to switch over, and how to get more people educated on its benefits.
    You’ll also learn about how we’re repeating history with a different weapon of choice, the problems with fake meats and popular plant-based foods like almond milk, why we need to quickly shift in the opposite direction away from fake food, and why many plant-based companies are heavily invested in promoting these foods to make a profit.
    Justin also shares what it’s been like to weave regenerative agriculture into his Kettle & Fire bone broth brand.
    If you don’t know, Justin Mares is the co-founder of Perfect Keto and Kettle & Fire, best-selling author of Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth, and king of side hustles.
    Together, Justin and Dr. Anthony cover a ton of ground in this episode where they chat about fixing our food system and making regenerative agriculture more mainstream.
    Tune in now and enjoy!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    140: Tim Grover - What It Takes to Win in Life

    140: Tim Grover - What It Takes to Win in Life

    What does the mindset of an elite athlete look like?
    Tim Grover, best-selling author, speaker, and personal trainer to many top athletes, not only has a peek into the mental state of top performers, he also helps shape them and creates a victory mentality and he comes on the show to share all about this.
    Tim dives into what a victory mentality looks like, the definition of winning, the victim mentality and how to overcome this, and how to stack momentum.
    Tim also shares tips for how you can change your life, why you should focus on the uncontrollable things that come at you, using routines, and the huge difference between trying your best and doing your best.
    You’ll also hear Tim’s thoughts on finding balance, the separation between emotions and performance, and what to do if you’re in a rut. 
    If you don’t know Tim Grover, he’s a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and personal trainer who has worked with incredible athletes such as Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and more.
    He’s created his Relentless System for helping people reach unimaginable heights personally and professionally so that they can be their absolute best.
    As for his background, he earned a Master’s degree in Exercise Science and he was a former NCAA Division I basketball player.
    He’s also been inducted into the UIC Hall of Fame with the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.
    You may have even seen him on the docuseries The Last Dance.
    Tim’s a super great guy who knows what it takes to achieve a victory mentality and he comes on the show to share this and dissect how he works with top athletes and more.
    Tune in and enjoy!

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.7K Ratings

2.7K Ratings

Case Bradford ,

Powerful podcast

I’ve learned a ton from Dr. Gustin’s books and am glad to have discovered his podcast. It’s great! Highly recommended

3100bonita ,

Intelligent Interviews

Dr Agustin is an excellent interviewer and has created a real learning space. His podcasts are based in science and research and he brings an open curiosity to each topic. What a breath of fresh air!

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Grifter

Just another grifter cashing in on our horrible healthcare system. Same dumb talking points all the other bad actors

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